NBC's "Today" has hired former "Monday Night Football" sideline reporter Melissa Stark as a national correspondent.
DVD distrib label Koch Lorber Films has signed an exclusive deal with Hindi movie distributors CineCorp and Street Alien Pictures to launch a line of Bollywood pics on disc.
PBS is sponsoring a contest for aspiring filmmakers, who must submit shorts documenting memorable road trips. Winning short will be shown along with the pubcaster's "Horatio's Drive: America's First…
It wasn't quite love at first sight for auds and the new CBS relationship show "Cupid," which bowed to modest ratings Wednesday. According to Nielsen nationals, "Cupid" averaged a second-place 3.5/10…
The BBC warned staff on Wednesday that there will be a £1 billion ($1.63 billion) shortfall in its pension fund when full-year accounts are published Tuesday.
Vivendi Universal has begun its pullout from Spain, selling its 45% in distrib Sogepaq back to production, distribution and TV powerhouse Sogecable for 48 million euros ($54.2 million).
The BBC and Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB have pacted on a four-year, £300 million ($489 million) soccer rights deal to share international games and the Football Assn. Cup.
Industryites hoping the new topper of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, Tsuguhiko Kadokawa, would reform the fest and halt its slide into irrelevance must have been disappointed after the slate was…
Ewan McGregor starrer "Young Adam" and Sundance hit "American Splendor," starring Paul Giamatti will bookend the 57th Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 13- 24).
During the first six months of 2003, cinema admissions in Norway gained 8% to 6.4 million, and gross box office receipts rose 15% to $58 million, according to statistics published Wednesday by Film…
Global sales of pirate CDs have more than doubled in the past three years and now generate an illegal international business of $4.6 billion, according to a report published Thursday by the recording…